Winter solstice. Christmas star. We ventured out to Holmes Lake this evening to catch a glimpse of this once-in-a-lifetime celestial sight. I was surprised–though, of course, I shouldn’t have been–at the number of people scattered on the hillside (all socially distanced) to see the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter. It felt really special to share […]
Each year one of my favorite DPP pictures is of my book club because my book club is my favorite. This year has been…you know…different. When the pandemic began we tried Zoom for a couple of months and then all summer and into the fall we found a lovely outside spot. Now it’s cold again […]
Our elementary school’s sweet therapy dog, Bear, tore his ACL and had to have a costly surgery. A friend let the local news station know, and then the kids ended up on the 10 o’clock news. What a day.
They say it’s the hands-on projects they’ll remember. We are studying World War 2 and making model airplanes.
Ian finally got his reward for completing his BrainQuest workbook this summer. And he’s very serious about it.
In the wee hours of the morning, I had the privilege of being present to greet this precious little one when he arrived. Happy birthday, sweet Ambrose; you are loved beyond measure. (And I’m so proud of your mama, who is a wonder.)
I don’t know that it’s ever happened before that I literally have not posted one thing since last year’s DPP. Well…here we are. Poor neglected blog will get some fresh content for the next twenty-four days in a row. I’m looking forward to it.
I was talking with a friend last week who said that the kids’ Christmas program is one of the things she most looks forward to every Christmas season. I absolutely agree. Maybe I feel this every year, but this morning’s felt especially sweet. By the time the service started, I had already teared up a […]